CBDC: Is The Future Of Payments Here? Mar26

CBDC: Is The Future Of Payments Here?

Speaking generally, digital currency can be divided into three distinct types, cryptocurrency, virtual currency and central bank digital currency (“CBDC”). Nowadays, when people are talking about digital currency in China, most are talking about CBDC, which is issued by the central bank of a country. In 2014, China’s central...

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DP GROUP NEW OFFICES–HANOI Mar24

DP GROUP NEW OFFICES–HANOI

Hanoi Office – Đào Duy Anh Tower - 9 Đào Duy Anh, Phương Liên, Đống Đa, Hà Nội Email: hanoi@dandreapartners.com D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel has been present in Vietnam for over 4 years, in recognition of the huge potential of the Vietnamese market and its role in foreign direct investment. The...

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2021 UPDATES: CHINA, INDIA, VIETNAM WEBINARS Mar24

2021 UPDATES: CHINA, INDIA, VIETNAM WEBINARS

With the beginning of the new year, DP Group has organized a series of webinars to explore the essential updates for foreign businesses operating in China, India and Vietnam in 2021. This series of webinars started on February 5th, 2021, with Vietnam 2021. For this occasion, we invited Mr. Antonino Tedesco, Head of Econ...

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New Guides — Business in Vietnam Mar24

New Guides — Business in Vietnam

D'Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel is heavily invested in Vietnam with the aim to help Italian and foreign investors to succeed in this increasingly advanced economy, which is destined to acquire a more important role on the global scene thanks in no small part to the important free trade agreements concluded with the European Uni...

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The Controversy Around Classification of Delivery Boys under Italian Labour Laws. Mar17

The Controversy Around Classification of Delivery Boys under Italian Labour Laws.

The labor market never stops evolving, especially in critical periods such as the one Italy is living in account of the Covid-19 pandemic. On account of the steady decline in the job markets and the huge increase in the demand of food and groceries delivery services, the employment rate of this sector grew by 55% compared to 2019 in ...

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The Judgment of the “Wuyang Bonds Case”: From the Perspective of Investors and Intermediaries Mar05

The Judgment of the “Wuyang Bonds Case”: From the Perspective of Investors and Intermediaries

The Wuyang Bonds Case is the largest litigation amount in the history of civil compensation for securities fraud in China, the first time that the representative litigation system is applicable to the securities dispute field in China and may also be the first case in which intermediaries may be deemed to assume joint and several lia...

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Sberbank to Launch Its First Digital Coin in Russia Mar03

Sberbank to Launch Its First Digital Coin in Russia

Russian Sberbank (Sber), the largest Russian banking and  company with more than 100 million customers, has recently announced its plans to issue its own digital currency named Sbercoin. The bank has also sent an application to the Central Bank of Russia for the approval of Sber’s own blockchain-based digital asset service platfo...

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UAE Trade Agreements: Opportunities for Investors Feb26

UAE Trade Agreements: Opportunities for Investors

Despite the United Arab Emirates (UAE) only joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1996, the region immediately became a very active member by participating in various trade negotiations and fulfilling many of its obligations. In signing relevant trade agreements, the UAE aims to develop the level of trade ...

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New Rules on Foreign Employees and Organizations Feb24

New Rules on Foreign Employees and Organizations

On the 30th of December 2020, the Vietnamese Government adopted the Decree No.152/2020/ND-CP on foreign workers in Vietnam and the recruitment and management of Vietnamese workers of foreign organizations and foreign individuals in Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as “Decree 152“) which is in effect from February 15th, 2021. H...

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Renren-IPR Crackdown in China’s Digital Age Feb19

Renren-IPR Crackdown in China’s Digital Age

  Heated debates have flooded Chinese social media platforms recently after the Shanghai police announced that they had arrested 14 members of Renren Film and Television Subtitling Group (Renren), a well-known fan-subtitle group for copyright infringement. A fan-subtitling group which, as the name suggests, are a group of ...

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